Our Local Cuisine and Wine Private Tours￼
**Please see Below : Tours are abbreviated with adjustments made to keep you and the local producers safe. Contact us directly. Updated for Covid through 2021**
We offer tours and services in English, French and Italian starting at 25 EURO per person with local professionals like Anne Jordan in the culinary arts, Simona Palengas passion for farming and multiple guides in oenotourism. All of our producers and farmers are paid for their time prior to the tour, please contact us for pricing. Tours need to be booked at least 24 hours in advance*
BAZAS 2hr tour of the charming village of Bazas, once considered the last bit of civilization before entering the Landes region. Includes local shops of regional products, from pate and canelé, to Graves and Sauternes wine. Starting at 25 EURO pp, including tastings. Two people minimum.
HUITRE 7hr tour including the historic beach town of Arcachon, local covered market, with group visit to an oyster and/or caviar farm. Private tour of oyster museum also possible. If you love boating, a private boat tour of the bay of Arcachon with oyster tasting is also possible. Create the coastal day of your dreams! Two people minimum. Starting at 150 EURO pp.
EELS 4hr visit (or more with lunch) at a local lamprey eel farm and tour of Saint Emilion with visit to local vineyard and Michelin lunch. Pricing varies depending on lunch and tour specifications. Seasonal tour offered from December-April. Two person minimum.
VINES 7hr tour of the beautiful Sauternes or Saint Emilion vineyards with group tastings (private tastings incur an additional fee). Visit a local caviste (wine shop) to taste more wine styles with options to ship wine back to you home. Restaurant options for lunch are offered and booked. Learn some history while enjoying local wines! Best time of year for Sauternes is September-early November. No minimum.
BORDEAUX HISTORY 2hr tour of the town which includes many the main historic buildings and interesting anecdotes on over 2,000 years of history. Of course, we buy local foods and drinks along the way. Two people minimum.
BORDEAUX FOOD 4pm-630pm / 2 1/2hr tour of the city from unique plates of local products to local cheese shops, meet local chefs and try unique products from the whole of the SW of France. Two person minimum, starting at 95 EURO pp which includes all tastings. Caviar visit and tastings are additional.
BORDEAUX MARKET 9am-1130am / 2 1/2hr tour of the market with tastings of local products, stop by pastry and spice shops to taste our way through the SW of France, but also history. Two person minimum. Starting at 75 EURO pp, which includes all tastings.
BAYONNE BEAN TO BAR 2pm-5pm / 3 hour tour of the historic chocolate capital of France, Bayonne. While discussing the history of chocolate in Europe, we visit a large local chocolate manufacturer and multiple small and independent producers making incredible chocolate, from bean to bar! 250 EURO plus 30 EURO pp for tastings.
** Masks are required and antibacterial hand gel will be provided. To keep everyone safe and lower risk of possible contamination we cannot offer pick ups for 2021, but will be happy to arrange a driver if you do not have a ride.
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